Username
Time
Status
mlabes
17:10:34
RT @SChandraHerbert: Anti-homophobia education should be taught in every school. BC Liberal Christy Clark dodges the issue. http://trunc.it/gv3ba #BCpoli #bced
4theKos
17:10:12
@MrWejr #bced. and more EdCamps ... that was an experience I soon would have again soon :)
mlbrackmartin
17:10:05
RT @pmacoun: RT @georgeabbottbc: students need strong foundation skills & creativity, ability to collaborate, work in teams, critical thinking. #bced
FunInABoxCanada
17:09:50
#bced how does standardized curric control/impact? RT @alissalu: @FunInABoxCanada re:breadth/depth let the kids have a say in this and...
alissalu
17:09:30
@MrWejr @georgeabbottbc @davidwees Yes thank you so much for organizing! More, more, more opportunities would be appreciated! #bced
davidwees
17:08:25
Exporting the chat archive now, will have it up on my blog soon. #BCed
eclecticclass
17:07:32
@MrWejr - I will - thanks! #BCed
eclecticclass
17:07:01
@MrWejr - thanks - was looking for some more summer reading! #BCed
cparslow
17:06:55
RT @alissalu: @FunInABoxCanada re:breadth/depth let the kids have a say in this and where they are motivated to have depth-not our decision? #bced
teachingtammy
17:06:37
.@MrReidWSS thanks for RT. I was a co-teacher at my international school in Belgium, best years of my career! #bced
martinj09
17:06:24
RT @ktenkely: @MrWejr Anastasis Academy is personalizing for EVERY child next year. http://t.co/swTDlSh for info on the how. #bced #standagain
mrwejr
17:06:11
@eclecticclass Ross Green - Collaborative Problems Solving - read his book Lost At School or go here http://bit.ly/cukpat #bced
davidwees
17:05:53
.@CFSBC @aaronmueller I just bought a $100 laptop from Free Geek. Works great, reasonably fast. Runs Linux... #BCed
Mercougar
17:05:39
RT @georgeabbottbc: Go Canucks Go! #bced
symphily
17:05:38
@davidwees Which "society"? This is an empty concept for me. I have no idea what it references. #BCed
halebone
17:05:33
@symphily @davidwees @georgeabbottbc we involve stus in setting criteria/standards in the clssrm, why not in the curric? #bced
miamcl
17:05:30
Still wondering how PL will be implemented when teachers, myself included, struggling to meet needs of special needs students. #bced
aaronmueller
17:05:12
RT @CFSBC: .@aaronmueller We help schools access more computers, but how teachers use them to integrate with PL is up to them. #bced
eclecticclass
17:04:45
@MrWejr thanks for moderating - btw - who's Ross Greene? #BCed
CFSBC
17:04:44
.@aaronmueller We help schools access more computers, but how teachers use them to integrate with PL is up to them. #bced
symphily
17:04:27
@MrWejr @georgeabbottbc Absolutely not. I just wouldn't want those "great things" exploited for political ends. ;) #BCed
mrwejr
17:04:19
RT @ktenkely: @MrWejr Anastasis Academy is personalizing for EVERY child next year. http://t.co/swTDlSh for info on the how. #bced #standagain
omally176
17:04:15
RT @FunInABoxCanada: @alissalu with so much content in curric are teachers afraid to try new things incase with depth they lose breadth? #bced
davidwees
17:04:06
RT @ktenkely: @MrWejr Anastasis Academy is personalizing for EVERY child next year. http://t.co/swTDlSh for info on the how. #bced #standagain
alissalu
17:04:01
@FunInABoxCanada re:breadth/depth let the kids have a say in this and where they are motivated to have depth-not our decision? #bced
ktenkely
17:03:58
@MrWejr Anastasis Academy is personalizing for EVERY child next year. http://t.co/swTDlSh for info on the how. #bced #standagain
omally176
17:03:52
RT @mrwejr: Many teachers are already personalizing learning at the elem level - we need to showcase these! #bced
MrReidWSS
17:03:46
Yes it was really fast, hyper multitasking RT @aaronmueller: Well that was a really fast, but general and non-specific . Open Source..#bced
halebone
17:03:43
when we chg our thinking about lrning stdrds must also chg MT @davidwees:...standards will have to dramatically chg for this to work. #BCed
OurClassroomCDN
17:03:35
RT @FunInABoxCanada: RT @mrwejr: Many teachers are already personalizing learning at the elem level - we need to showcase these! #bced
GingerPatti
17:03:26
Agreed! RT @eclecticclass: @davidwees @georgeabbott4bc thank you for moderating David, thank you for chatting with us MOE! #BCed
aaronmueller
17:03:25
@davidwees Yup, a pre-selected topic can help facilitate and focus the discussion, allow more participation and more spur side chats #bced
teachingtammy
17:03:15
.@Evegaudet @MrWejr thanks for link Chris, so fast! #BCed
chrkennedy
17:03:15
Thanks @davidwees @MrWejr for putting this together - good model of a thoughtful public conversation on an important topic #bced
mrwejr
17:02:59
Thx to @georgeabbottbc for taking a risk and having this discussion. Hopefully will lead to more. Thx to @davidwees for organizing! #bced
ltnpbs
17:02:47
RT @alissalu: Action: Include parents and kids in the convos in staffrooms, online and in offices to find common goals and creative pathways. #bced
davidwees
17:02:46
#BCed @symphily I think we need a balance between kids completely personalizing their ed & the needs of societ… (cont) http://deck.ly/~MODvP
MrReidWSS
17:02:37
Thanks to @davidwees @MrWejr for moderating the chat, also nice to have an ed minister talk to teachers @georgeabbottbc #bced
teachingtammy
17:02:18
.@davidwees and @MrWejr thank you for #bced chat with @georgeabbottbc
aaronmueller
17:02:18
Thanks @MrWejr @davidwees @georgeabbottbc and all other #bced tweeps! Novel and interesting format for a chat.
erringreg
17:01:57
Thanks to @mrwejr and @davidwees for setting up the #BCed chat with @georgeabbottbc !
kellienkids1
17:01:51
#bced this province has lots of awesome thongs happening for students let's keep building on what's started! #georgeabbottbc
symphily
17:01:49
@davidwees @georgeabbottbc @halebone If they were student-driven standards, *then* we'd be talking about PL. Otherwise? Just hype. #BCed
mrwejr
17:01:39
RT @davidwees: I want to thank @georgeabbott4bc for attending our chat. Let's have these focused chats more often. #BCed
davidwees
17:01:36
@aaronmueller I think we will have to adopt the #edchat model for further conversations. Very specific topics might help? #BCed
mrwejr
17:01:18
@teachingtammy @Evegaudet Identity Day blogpost - http://bit.ly/iINF0W #bced
davidwees
17:01:08
Thank you all for attending the #BCed chat.
DanaArthurs
17:01:04
#BCed it would be interesting to see what is being practiced now with PL. A provincial inventory by District, with contact info, success'
aaronmueller
13T17:01
Well that was a really fast, but general and non-specific . Open Source Textbooks, Comp.For.Schools, real-world learning & trust #bced
georgeabbottbc
17:00:50
Thank you to everyone who participated! Go Look forward to future dialogue through this and other means - Go Canucks Go! #bced
mrwejr
17:00:04
@symphily @georgeabbottbc Im suggesting that there are tchrs & students doing great things - can u argue this? We still push for chng #bced
davidwees
16:59:52
@symphily @georgeabbottbc @halebone I think it's clear that standards will have to dramatically change for this to work. #BCed
eclecticclass
16:59:51
@davidwees @georgeabbott4bc thank you for moderating David, thank you for chatting with us MOE! #BCed
MrReidWSS
16:59:41
@georgeabbottbc As this hour comes to an end are u going to keep doing these twitter chats? #bced
MusingMaven
16:59:36
RT @davidwees: I want to thank @georgeabbott4bc for attending our chat. Let's have these focused chats more often. #BCed
FunInABoxCanada
16:59:36
RT @4moms1dream: thank you everyone, enjoyed this, but gotta go watch the canucks win the cup #bced
cparslow
16:59:31
RT @eclecticclass: @eclecticclass @Tarasee extending the hand, mentoring, collaboration - more teachers in our school are onboard over last year

#BCed
symphily
16:59:23
@georgeabbottbc @halebone So we have PL, with students' voices as "central", but standards-driven curricula? Is this coherent? #BCed
FunInABoxCanada
16:59:08
@MrWejr agreed parent, admin support, understanding critical to teachers being willing, comfortable to stretch #bced
stepanvdovine
16:59:04
Minister, what are the top 3 obstacles to personalized learning? #bced
mrwejr
16:58:57
@Tarasee @4moms1dream uninspired educators - admin, staff, parents, families - all can be a hurdle (not just admin) #bced
MrReidWSS
16:58:44
@georgeabbottbc We also need to look at curriculum overload that exists in many Social Studies courses, more teacher feedback requred #bced
4moms1dream
16:58:43
thank you everyone, enjoyed this, but gotta go watch the canucks win the cup #bced
davidwees
16:58:41
Would you like to have a regular #BCed chat? If so, pick the time below which works best for you. http://twtpoll.com/sn3vyh
davidwees
16:58:25
I want to thank @georgeabbott4bc for attending our chat. Let's have these focused chats more often. #BCed
mrwejr
16:58:15
RT @teachingtammy: start every year with an identity day in every school. I just did my first one and kids and I loved it! Values all kids #BCed
georgeabbottbc
16:58:14
.@halebone - we can't do PL without students - their voice is central #bced
chrkennedy
16:57:57
Nice idea. RT @MusingMaven: @georgeabbott4bc Perhaps you could have a blog or wiki on your Ministry site that all could participate in #bced
GraemeCampbell
16:57:48
I think the big thing is that "stuff" needs to get done - studies are useful sometimes, but make a decision and lets run with it #bced
Tarasee
16:57:44
What's the rush to wrap up? ;) #bced Thanks to @davidwees @MrWejr - such a great idea.
symphily
16:57:43
@georgeabbottbc @MrReidWSS After 6+ years of lay-offs, do teachers have more or less time to cultivate ideas, build relationships? #BCed
OurClassroomCDN
16:57:41
RT @teachingtammy: start every year with an identity day in every school. I just did my first one and kids and I loved it! Values all kids #BCed
davidwees
16:57:23
RT @alissalu: Action: Include parents and kids in the convos in staffrooms, online and in offices to find common goals and creative pathways. #bced
4moms1dream
16:57:16
RT @mrwejr: More world cafe/roundtables would be great to include families, students, all educators #bced
MusingMaven
16:57:07
@georgeabbott4bc Perhaps you could have a blog or wiki on your Ministry site that all could participate in #bced
davidwees
16:57:03
RT @georgeabbottbc: .@Tarasee - roundtable discussions on PL should be happening at every level. These discussions are too important to leave just to gvnt #bced
mrwejr
13T16:57
@MrReidWSS trust is an issue for much more than teachers - many marginalized families - need to rebuild trust at all levels #bced
alissalu
16:56:57
Action: Include parents and kids in the convos in staffrooms, online and in offices to find common goals and creative pathways. #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:56:50
.@Tarasee - roundtable discussions on PL should be happening at every level. These discussions are too important to leave just to gvnt #bced
cparslow
16:56:46
RT @mrwejr: From someone who has taiught both elem and sec - much less focus on curric at elem level - much more opp for PL. #bced
symphily
16:56:46
@georgeabbottbc @MrWejr Do you suggest exploiting the work of children will somehow make the Liberal's approach to ed look better? #BCed
4moms1dream
16:56:37
RT @Tarasee: Uninspired admin = same old, same old approaches... #bced
mvc_enseignants
16:56:34
RT @sstasse: Ce soir, le #BCed de nos confrères et consoeurs de la Colombie-Britannique ;-) #ClavEd
teachingtammy
16:56:33
start every year with an identity day in every school. I just did my first one and kids and I loved it! Values all kids #BCed
MrReidWSS
16:56:30
RT @taraehrcke: Teachers not scared, cynical, that PL is about $ for tech, more work for teachers. Remember portfolio? Good idea, no $ to implement #bced
rpaterson
16:56:24
Ditto RT @amhwrites: Great session! Thanks to everyone who organized this & @georgeabbottbc for participating. #bced
davidwees
16:56:23
@pmacoun Yes, this conversation will be archived and shared later. #BCed
darcymullin
16:56:19
RT @Tarasee: I'd love to see round table discussions inside of schools. #bced It takes great admin who believe in personalized learning.
amhwrites
16:55:54
Great session! Thanks to everyone who organized this & @georgeabbottbc for participating. #bced
davidwees
16:55:48
#BCed @ChwkMunro @pmacoun @kellienkids1 Here's how I would change math education. More than just same curricul… (cont) http://deck.ly/~Egct0
mrwejr
16:55:42
More world cafe/roundtables would be great to include families, students, all educators #bced
Tarasee
16:55:34
RT @davidwees: Those of us who have blogs, can we agree to write a reflection on these issues and share our ideas in more detail later? #BCed
pmacoun
16:55:33
@davidwees Will there be an archive of this conversation to reference for blog writing purposes? #bced
alissalu
16:55:31
Action - give support to those that want to try when they want to try - time, resources, mentorship...#bced
MrReidWSS
16:55:22
@georgeabbottbc Many Teachers R like island w/ litle contact w/ other teachers RT @teachingtammy: more collaboration between teachers #BCed
SEE_EYE_OH
16:55:19
RT @maryakem: Digitizing is centralizing and that message is not getting translated to fundamental shifts it engenders #bced
eclecticclass
16:55:18
@davidwees how about a wiki? #BCed
georgeabbottbc
16:55:10
.@MrReidWSS - building a relationship takes time and effort. I appreciate the energy and ideas that teachers continue to bring #bced
ltnpbs
16:55:05
RT @mrwejr: Many teachers are already personalizing learning at the elem level - we need to showcase these! #bced
stepanvdovine
16:54:50
is the ministry working on

legislative changes to sch act? most importantly will it consult #bced partners?
davidwees
16:54:45
@MrReidWSS @georgeabbottbc The years of mistrust can only be rebuilt over time & a change in how the discussion around ed occurs. #BCed
Tarasee
16:54:34
Uninspired admin = same old, same old approaches... #bced
eclecticclass
16:54:34
@eclecticclass @Tarasee extending the hand, mentoring, collaboration - more teachers in our school are onboard over last year

#BCed
cparslow
16:54:29
RT @bmooreintheloop: .@MrWejr more conversations between elem teachers and sec teachers would be great for PL #bced
mrwejr
16:54:22
@LTA1stVP I think he was talking Abbot from the UK @iwasborntolearn #bced
symphily
16:54:16
@davidwees One *very* important "upcoming action" is the strike vote... #BCed
teachingtammy
16:54:11
.@davidwees YES to teachers blogging #BCed
pmacoun
16:54:05
RT @kellienkids1: @davidwees use hockey to teach math. Use stats, players scenarios there's an idea #BCed <-like this? http://ow.ly/5gVXb
FunInABoxCanada
16:53:57
RT @kellienkids1: @davidwees use hockey to teach math. Use stats, players scenarios there's an idea #BCed
cparslow
16:53:55
@ShannonRerie look into www.npbs.ca #bced
chrkennedy
16:53:48
RT @davidwees: Those of us who have blogs, can we agree to write a reflection on these issues and share our ideas in more detail later? #BCed
ShannonRerie
16:53:40
Thanks everyone who organized this and @georgeabbottbc for participating...off to my union meeting #bced
MrReidWSS
16:53:39
@georgeabbottbc Many teachers don't trust your government because of years of cutback. How can u rebuild that? #bced
HHG
16:53:38
@georgeabbottbc Amazing resource! Truly transformative! Math and science, hands on, FUN! Provincial license? #bced
davidwees
16:53:29
Those of us who have blogs, can we agree to write a reflection on these issues and share our ideas in more detail later? #BCed
grantpotter
16:53:22
@davidwees textbook publishers need to adopt reasonable business model or become irrelevant - collectives of teachers can curate #bced
taraehrcke
16:53:20
Teachers not scared, cynical, that PL is about $ for tech, more work for teachers. Remember portfolio? Good idea, no $ to implement #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:53:17
Send stories 2 showcase! RT @MrWejr: Many teachers are already personalizing learning at the elem level - we need to showcase these! #bced
aaronmueller
16:53:11
YES! AGREE @georgeabbottbc web2.0 tools have per student fees to get full access, how about ministry neg lower $ on #pixton + others #bced
halebone
13T16:53
how can we bring PL into action w/o the voices of students? we need to bring the conversation to them #bced
darcymullin
13T16:53
RT@davidwees: How to continue this important conversation? How can we include more voices? #BCed<--tonight is a great start! Many new voices
Tarasee
16:52:57
I'd love to see round table discussions inside of schools... #bced It takes great admin who are versed and believe in personalized learning.
MusingMaven
16:52:53
Educational town halls either in person or online may be a start to action #bced
rpaterson
16:52:50
That's why we need to get at secondary NOW. RT @MrWejr: From ... much less focus on curric at elem level - much more opp for PL. #bced
ecky_n
16:52:48
RT @schandraherbert: Anti-homophobia Ed should be taught in every school. Christy Clark dodges the issue http://trunc.it/gv3ba #BCpoli #bced
4moms1dream
16:52:42
RT @davidwees: Have we invited students into this conversation about personalized learning? #BCed
kellienkids1
16:52:36
@davidwees use hockey to teach math. Use stats, players scenarios there's an idea #BCed
alissalu
16:52:33
@Tarasee sometimes scared is the first step toward change...gotta look at the reasons why and support in first steps #bced
ShannonRerie
16:52:33
RT @GraemeCampbell: .@davidwees step one is getting decision makers in the discussion (if they aren't already) principals and superintendents #bced
mathtech
16:52:29
@pmacoun #bced And time to prepare a lesson hoping wireless works, and back-up for 'just in case'. Wireless needs to be guaranteed.
HHG
16:52:25
@georgeabbottbc Did u know Gizmos http://explorelearning.com has matched all of their online simulations to BC PLO's? #bced
mrwejr
16:52:21
RT @4moms1dream: let's make the conversations personal about PL , does that mean with the organizations or with the families, teachers, admin? #bced
MrReidWSS
16:52:17
@georgeabbottbc Many online web2.0 tools have per student fees to get full access, how about ministry neg lower $ on #pixton + others #bced
GraemeCampbell
13T16:52
.@davidwees step one is getting decision makers in the discussion (if they aren't already) principals and superintendents #bced
halebone
16:51:51
gr8 PL - for stus & tchrs RT @MrReidWSS: @georgeabbottbc Online Open Source textbooks could be done through PSA's or via Teacher wikis #bced
4moms1dream
16:51:47
let's make the conversations personal about PL , does that mean with the organizations or with the families, teachers, admin? #bced
MusingMaven
16:51:46
RT @Tarasee: We are, of course, preaching to the converted in Twitter. How can personalized learning reach all teachers? Many are scared.

#BCed
mrwejr
16:51:40
From someone who has taiught both elem and sec - much less focus on curric at elem level - much more opp for PL. #bced
symphily
16:51:39
@georgeabbottbc "Meeting with" ≠ "listening to". Is education leading policy or policy leading education? #BCed
aaronmueller
16:51:28
RT @Tarasee: SUPER IMPORTANT QUESTION: How can personalized learning reach all teachers? Many are scared.

#BCed
ShannonRerie
16:51:25
RT @amhwrites: RT @Tarasee: We are, of course, preaching to converted in Twitter. How can personalized learning reach all teachers? Many are scared.#BCed
FunInABoxCanada
16:51:24
@MiaMcL @darcymullin collaboration essential to faster shift in cohesive direction within schools. at least as important as other prep #bced
teachingtammy
16:51:24
more collaboration between teachers #BCed
davidwees
16:51:20
What action can we take to continue this important conversation? How can we include more voices? #BCed
alissalu
16:51:15
How can we apply more of the kids' ideas re: moments of learning and what they look like. More conversations needed with them. #bced
amhwrites
16:50:58
RT @Tarasee: We are, of course, preaching to converted in Twitter. How can personalized learning reach all teachers? Many are scared.#BCed
davidwees
16:50:38
The Canucks game is starting in 10 minutes, so let's start thinking about action we can take. #BCed
Tarasee
16:50:36
We are, of course, preaching to the converted in Twitter. How can personalized learning reach all teachers? Many are scared.

#BCed
georgeabbottbc
16:50:35
When I'm visiting Districts and schools I'm meeting with teachers, learning assistants, students and parents as well as Trustees #bced
darcymullin
16:50:32
@MiaMcL agreed, but this is a discussion that goes beyond teacher prep. Must involve all stakeholders. #bced
mrwejr
16:50:24
As a side chat maybe people can share more ex of how they are personalizing learning now. Identity Day, Choices, alt ed, DL #bced
grantpotter
16:50:18
RT. @MrReidWSS @georgeabbottbc provide infrastructure & supports for teachers to develop online open source textbooks #bced >> yes!
cparslow
16:50:07
RT @davidwees: Have we invited students into this conversation about personalized learning? #BCed
chrkennedy
16:49:56
BC edu influencers? RT @georgeabbottbc: .@chrkennedy - yes, David Hargeaves, Michael Fullan, Ken Robinson, John Abbott and others #bced
MrReidWSS
16:49:51
@georgeabbottbc Online Open Source textbooks could be done through PSA's or via Teacher wikis #bced
pmacoun
16:49:49
RT @davidwees: Our thought, we could curate the math curriculum ourselves, AND embed ideas for personalizing it. #BCed <what a gr8 idea!
georgeabbottbc
16:49:45
.@bmooreintheloop - I agree and am visiting a number of Districts this month and having conversations with teachers across grades #bced
BradEpp
16:49:36
RT @davidwees: @georgeabbottbc @MrReidWSS Our thought, we could curate the math curriculum ourselves, AND embed ideas for personalizing it. #BCed
miamcl
16:48:57
@darcymullin Imagine if elementary tchrs had same amnt of prep as secondary, and collaborative blocks?? #bced
alissalu
16:48:56
What kinds of systems do we need in place to support teachers in pathway to facilitator-Mentors-Ask those feeling confident to share? #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:48:52
.@chrkennedy - yes, David Hargeaves, Michael Fullan, Ken Robinson, John Abbott and others #bced
davidwees
16:48:34
@georgeabbottbc @MrReidWSS Our thought, we could curate the math curriculum ourselves, AND embed ideas for personalizing it. #BCed
misterpuley
16:48:34
@faulkneronline's class is all about this #iste11 @davidwees: Have we invited students into conversation about personalized learning? #BCed
symphily
16:48:31
@georgeabbottbc @MrReidWSS Do you think this'll make a world of difference in schools - in Vancouver! - without full time librarians? #BCed
mrwejr
16:48:18
RT @BradEpp: How does the current reporting structure fit in PL? #bced
darcymullin
16:48:16
RT @bmooreintheloop: .@MrWejr more conversations between elem teachers and sec teachers would be great for PL #bced
stepanvdovine
16:48:10
does the govt believe that more "flexibilities" in collective agreements is needed to personalize learning? #bced
GraemeCampbell
16:48:02
RT @ShannonRerie: Is there a way to establish a resource space where teachers across the province can share lesson, unit plans and learning ideas? #bced
FionaDe
16:47:53
RT @georgeabbottbc: Go Canucks Go! #bced
davidwees
16:47:38
@georgeabbottbc @MrReidWSS The ISABC schools talked about this exact same thing today. #BCed
eclecticclass
16:47:32
@davidwees Have you seen "Life of Fred"? #BCed
ShannonRerie
16:47:27
Is there a way to establish a resource space where teachers across the province can share lesson, unit plans and learning ideas? #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:47:16
.@MrReidWSS - re: online open source textbooks - sounds like an interesting opportunity - let's talk more Minister.Educ@gov.bc.ca #bced
pmacoun
16:46:57
RT @erinq22: @georgeabbotbc #bced how can we support government in finding the solutions to testing appropriately and to online education?
davidwees
16:46:54
Have we invited students into this conversation about personalized learning? #BCed
MrReidWSS
16:46:53
I don't think it does. RT @symphily: So is "expanding the conversation" supposed to make up for 6 years of staffing-cuts? #BCed
darcymullin
16:46:51
RT @MrReidWSS: @georgeabbottbc How abt providing the infrastructure and allowing for teachers to develop online open source textbooks #bced
BradEpp
16:46:42
How does the current reporting structure fit in PL? #bced
FunInABoxCanada
16:46:41
RT @mrwejr: Many teachers are already personalizing learning at the elem level - we need to showcase these! #bced
bmooreintheloop
16:46:35
.@MrWejr more conversations between elem teachers and sec teachers would be great for PL #bced
GraemeCampbell
16:46:34
.@alisonstuart21 Yep, it;s about the time - I'd happily donate time if I can get release for my classes #bced
mrwejr
16:46:32
RT @chrkennedy: Who are the educational thinkers (e.g. Fullan, Hargeaves, Abbott etc.) influencing the PL21 planning? @georgeabbottbc #bced
symphily
16:46:31
RT @taraehrcke: @georgeabbottbc PTC report corporate centred, not student centred. More to life and learning than work. #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:46:15
.@alissalu absolutely true! #bced
stepanvdovine
16:46:14
RT @taraehrcke: @georgeabbottbc PTC report corporate centred, not student centred. More to life and learning than work. #bced
FunInABoxCanada
16:46:07
RT @darcymullin: RT @alissalu: personalized learning also = the freedom for personalized teaching #bced
MrReidWSS
16:46:04
When r u coming to #kamloops RT @georgeabbottbc: .@MrReidWSS PL being discussed w/ all partners - I'm meeting weekly with the BCTF & ..#bced
sparkandco
16:46:03
RT @georgeabbottbc: .@MusingMaven - great question - how are schools and districts engaging parents? How can we all improve and engage parents, families? #bced
chrkennedy
13T16:46
RT @georgeabbottbc: .@MrReidWSS - this week we're making available a new tool (a flipbook) to expand the provincial conversation on PL #bced
symphily
16:45:56
@georgeabbottbc @MrReidWSS So is "expanding the conversation" supposed to make up for 6 years of staffing-cuts? #BCed
darcymullin
16:45:45
RT @alissalu: personalized learning also = the freedom for personalized teaching #bced
mrwejr
16:45:38
RT @MusingMaven: When bcesis replaced good to have with something that teachers could create personal learning plans on collaboration with parents #bced
darcymullin
16:45:30
@davidwees I think probably not, but they won't be happy. #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:45:29
.@davidwees we can personalize subjects like math by bringing them into the real world - more projects, hands-on discovery learning.. #bced
Lorfehr
16:45:29
“@georgeabbottbc: looking forward to the flipbook and to expanding the provincial conversation on PL #bced”
erinq22
16:45:27
@georgeabbotbc #bced how can we support the government in finding the solutions to testing appropriately and to online education?
mrwejr
16:45:27
Many teachers are already personalizing learning at the elem level - we need to showcase these! #bced
miamcl
16:45:26
@georgeabbottbc See reference to Moodle to support PL.Please help us have equal tech access for all ages. #bced
FunInABoxCanada
16:45:08
@GraemeCampbell @georgeabbottbc encourage teachers to develop PLNs online with teachers who lead in this area #bced
GingerPatti
16:45:06
RT @davidwees: What is the role of textbook publishers if we adopt PL? Do they have a role? Does information still need to be curated? #BCed
chrkennedy
16:45:05
Who are the educational thinkers (e.g. Fullan, Hargeaves, Abbott etc.) influencing the PL21 planning? @georgeabbottbc #bced
sparkandco
16:45:03
RT @georgeabbottbc: Go Canucks Go! #bced
GraemeCampbell
16:45:02
RT @jaimetong: @GraemeCampbell we shd support the ones who are interested and already trying things with collaborative time, or a PLN of some sort. #bced
davidwees
16:44:57
RT @taraehrcke: @georgeabbottbc PTC report corporate centred, not student centred. More to life and learning than work. #bced
4theKos
16:44:56
@georgeabbottbc #bced we invite you to SD78 :)
taraehrcke
16:44:46
@georgeabbottbc PTC report corporate centred, not student centred. More to life and learning than work. #bced
pmacoun
16:44:45
RT @georgeabbottbc: .@MrReidWSS - this week we're making available a new tool (a flipbook) to expand the provincial conversation on PL #bced
kriceSD57
16:44:37
Yes!!! @georgeabbottbc Why is 2st Century learning being planned behind ministry closed doors and not more teachers/union involved? #bced
davidwees
16:44:33
RT @georgeabbottbc: Go Canucks Go! #bced
philhart
16:44:32
@davidwees Um, for kids who are into cars, the maths thereof is a great way to teach it. #BCed #mathchat
mrwejr
16:44:30
RT @FunInABoxCanada: @alissalu with so much content in curric are teachers afraid to try new things incase with depth they lose breadth? #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:44:27
Go Canucks Go! #bced
remi_collins
16:44:26
@georgeabbottbc without wading into funding debate, how are rising costs of technology necessary to move forward being examined #bced
darcymullin
16:44:24
@amhwrites seems like a generalization to me. Ive worked in middle school 10+ years. They are built for PL - watch engagement soar. #bced
pmacoun
16:44:19
RT @tarasee: RT @aaronmueller: I can't recommend @MrWejr & @davidwees enough! Thanks 4 organizing a conversation with @georgeabbottbc #bced
jaimetong
16:44:17
@GraemeCampbell we shd support the ones who are interested and already trying things with collaborative time, or a PLN of some sort. #bced
MusingMaven
16:44:17
When bcesis replaced good to have with something that teachers could create personal learning plans on collaboration with parents #bced
GraemeCampbell
16:44:14
We are going to have to "teach" personalized learning to students - what does that look like? #bced
tangomanfromqc
16:44:12
@georgeabbottbc: .@kriceSD57 Moodle is great in trad. classroom as well as distant one #bced
stepanvdovine
16:44:11
looking forward to your visit to #sd42 next week, Minister #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:43:51
.@MrReidWSS - this week we're making available a new tool (a flipbook) to expand the provincial conversation on PL #bced
alisonstuart21
16:43:45
RT @mrwejr: @amhwrites yeah - skills need to be taught - learn how to learn #bced
FunInABoxCanada
16:43:43
@alissalu with so much content in curric are teachers afraid to try new things incase with depth they lose breadth? #bced
MrReidWSS
16:43:40
@georgeabbottbc How about providing the infrastructure and allowing for teachers to develop their own online open source textbooks #bced
Tarasee
16:43:37
RT @aaronmueller: I can't recommend @MrWejr & @davidwees enough! Thanks for organizing a conversation with @georgeabbottbc Monday June 13 @ 4:00 PM #bced
mrwejr
16:43:29
RT @Lorfehr: #bced PL in a social setting. Let's keep a focus on safe, supportive learning environments where kids want to explore and be learners
halebone
16:42:58
RT @alissalu: personalized learning also = the freedom for personalized teaching #bced
stepanvdovine
16:42:55
evidence of #sd42 collaboration: enviro, year round and self directed schs and more. but all at risk due to annual funding shortfalls #bced
GraemeCampbell
16:42:43
Okay - if tech is becoming more important, how do we get tech leaders into schools? Shifting? More money? #bced @georgeabbottbc
davidwees
16:42:39
How can we personalize more traditional subjects like math, for example? #BCed #mathchat
erinq22
16:42:32
RT @BCLiberalCaucus: Don't miss the opportunity to ask Minister @georgeabbottbc questions on education. #bced
symphily
16:42:30
@georgeabbottbc @tkstratton PTC's report was heavily filtered through corporate desire. Is this your idea of "personalized learning"? #BCed
georgeabbottbc
16:42:30
.@MrReidWSS PL being discussed w/ all partners - I'm meeting weekly with the BCTF and I meet with teachers at every District I visit #bced
eclecticclass
16:42:25
@davidwees - yes & we're looking at businesses not yet created when our students graduate #BCed
kriceSD57
16:42:23
#bced my district SD57 restricts tools such as ipads and iPods. Apparently they are too expensive. How do we address the inequalities?
davidwees
16:42:17
RT @Lorfehr: #bced PL in a social setting. Let's keep a focus on safe, supportive learning environments where kids want to explore and be learners
Lorfehr
16:42:08
#bced PL in a social setting. Let's keep a focus on safe, supportive learning environments where kids want to explore and be learners
mrwejr
16:42:02
Same here :( RT @kriceSD57: @GraemeCampbell we don't even have a district technology teacher - let alone one in each school. #bced
alissalu
16:41:57
personalized learning also = the freedom for personalized teaching #bced
MrReidWSS
16:41:53
@georgeabbottbc The physical design of our classrooms is not conductive to new styles of learning. Rows and old desks. #bced
davidwees
16:41:51
What is the role of textbook publishers if we adopt PL? Do they have a role? Does information still need to be curated? #BCed
kellienkids1
16:41:48
@MrWejr took Ross Greene's training. Excellent and so true! #bced
BCLiberalCaucus
16:41:42
Don't miss the opportunity to ask Minister @georgeabbottbc questions on education. #bced
GraemeCampbell
16:41:36
.@kriceSD57 That's unfortunate - quick, submit a proposal :) Seriously though, that should be up there with principal as "needed" #bced
mrwejr
16:41:34
@amhwrites yeah - skills need to be taught - learn how to learn #bced
symphily
16:41:11
@davidwees Teacher lay-offs! How does rhetoric of "funding increases" contrast w/ year-over-year lay-offs? #BCed
aaronmueller
13T16:41
.@maryakem That's fantastic news. I can use these this summer! Multiformat device agnostic fiction eBooks now in webcat.vsb.bc.ca! #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:40:51
.@tkstratton - you're right, Premier's technology council report had many good ideas for moving forward and we're incorporating them #bced
amhwrites
16:40:50
@MrWejr Middle school kids struggled because literacy skills & ability to be self-directed learners was not well enough developed. #bced
kriceSD57
16:40:34
@GraemeCampbell we don't even have a district technology teacher - let alone one in each school. #bced
FunInABoxCanada
16:40:34
RT @mrwejr: @eclecticclass @davidwees think it is better to be collaborative in the global community #bced
GraemeCampbell
16:40:32
This whole chat is going to go silent in 20 minutes :) #canucks #bced
amhwrites
16:40:30
@MrWejr Taught at middle school (like T. Haney) in Kelowna in the early 90s. Loved the philosophy of the school but… #bced
davidwees
16:40:29
RT @symphily: @davidwees Each drinks as they will, when they will. We need to orient ourselves towards encountering students, not disciplining them. #BCed
symphily
16:40:06
@davidwees Each drinks as they will, when they will. We need to orient ourselves towards encountering students, not disciplining them. #BCed
davidwees
16:40:05
@symphily Your questions are centred around the issue of funding & standardization. Any other areas you want to ask about? #BCed
georgeabbottbc
16:40:03
.@kriceSD57 some examples of PL - the increasing use of Moodle to better engage students in blended classrooms #bced
maryakem
16:39:51
Digitizing is centralizing and that message is not getting translated to fundamental shifts it engenders #bced
SChandraHerbert
16:39:40
Anti-homophobia education should be taught in every school. BC Liberal Christy Clark dodges the issue. http://trunc.it/gv3ba #BCpoli #bced
darcymullin
16:38:48
So True! RT @maryakem: @rpaterson @georgeabbottbc @symphily If we focus on our grades 9 and up at this point we're too late already. #bced
stepanvdovine
16:38:43
in #sd42 strong, seamless collaboration between ed partners already. hoping for collaboration with govt, looking for signals of trust #bced
MrReidWSS
16:38:41
@georgeabbottbc Why is 2st Century learning being planned behind ministry closed doors and not more teachers/union involved? #bced
symphily
16:38:29
@davidwees I'm wary of those who too freely pawn 'solutions'! We need better questions, less flimsy 'answers'. #BCed
GraemeCampbell
16:38:14
.@georgeabbottbc @musingmaven step one would be to get the lawyers out of the discussion with regard to social media #bced
kellienkids1
16:38:08
#BCed kids do well IF they can, our job is to enable learn g how ever it needs to happen through adaptations, technology etc #georgeabbottbc
fkstratton
16:38:06
#BCed what is happening with the Former Premier's technology council report. there's sone good ideas in there
erringreg
16:37:59
.@4moms1dream Yes, support of the entire, extended family is so important & a good way to make learning intensely 'personal' #BCed
carolynjcameron
16:37:55
RT @tomschimmer: RT @darcymullin: New post |Project Based Learning - what did I learn? http://bit.ly/kiYSxh #bced #cpchat
davidwees
16:37:49
@eclecticclass In a knowledge based global economy, creativity is a vital skill, but hard to define. #BCed
RBeaudryLTA
16:37:43
@georgeabbottbc Many consultants, parents, administrators are getting a response. Teachers in this conversation would like an answer. #bced
mrwejr
16:37:41
@eclecticclass @davidwees think it is better to be collaborative in the global community #bced
kriceSD57
16:37:30
#bced our SD is hurting for money. Times couldn't be tighter. Technology is a huge costs. Is extra money going yo be given *grins*
pmacoun
16:37:28
RT @mrwejr: It is going to take time for structures to catch up with the philiosophies/ideas - exciting to be in #bced right now! <-agreed
davidwees
16:37:27
@eclecticclass I don't know. Seems like parents would like that, but what does it even mean? #BCed
Lorfehr
16:37:26
Yes please! “@4moms1dream: we need to move beyond parent involvement to family engagement. #bced”
georgeabbottbc
16:37:19
.@MusingMaven - great question - how are schools and districts engaging parents? How can we all improve and engage parents, families? #bced
symphily
16:37:14
@georgeabbottbc @rlabonte Is *this* "productive discussion" in your view? - bit.ly/kghAUv #BCed
darcymullin
16:37:08
@kriceSD57 I would hope that PL causes a ripple effect and changes in the way we educate in BC. #bced
davidwees
16:37:07
@symphily Can you offer some solutions? What would you do differently? #BCed
maryakem
16:36:32
@rpaterson @georgeabbottbc @symphily If we focus on our grades 9 and up at this point we're too late already. #bced #bottomup
eclecticclass
16:36:32
@davidwees is it a priority to have our students competitive for the global community? #BCed
MusingMaven
16:36:10
A concerted effort to integrate community groups will also be needed. #bced
mrwejr
16:36:06
It is going to take time for the structures to catch up with the philiosophies/ideas - exciting to be in #bced right now! #movingforward
kriceSD57
16:36:04
#bced would also love to see concrete examples of what @georgeabbottbc considers 21st C learning exemplars.
davidwees
16:36:01
@melaniemcbride We have a lot of alternate schools already within the public system. One alternative not offered: smaller class sizes. #BCed
alisonstuart21
16:35:59
@GraemeCampbell true. I don't think those should be abandoned, but there needs to be emphasis on big picture ideas not small details #bced
kellienkids1
16:35:57
#BCed #gerogeabbottbc I look forward to your visit to Maple Ridge next week! Would like to continue the conversation.
symphily
16:35:40
@georgeabbottbc @rlabonte Is that what was happening when @BCPSEA was conspiring w/ Liberals to disempower teachers? #BCed
4moms1dream
16:35:32
we need to move beyond parent involvement to family engagement. Include a childs whole family in there PL #bced
pmacoun
16:35:30
RT @kriceSD57: #bced haven't seen an answer to how PL co-exists with FSA, provincial exams, and data driven results.Can they exist together?
aaronmueller
16:35:13
@maryakem @georgeabbottbc #bced Definitely another area that MOE can help districts share the commons more effectively and democratically
georgeabbottbc
16:35:11
.@darcymullin - I agree. We need to build a stronger culture of collaboration among our educational partners focused on student needs #bced
darcymullin
16:34:40
RT @mrwejr: In our K-6 school, we have only 1 standardized test... in which many parents opt out.. #bced @susanfonseca1 (moving away from stand tests?)
davidwees
16:34:32
@symphily Should there be some sort of core skills or content taught to every child? #BCed
pmacoun
16:34:27
@mathtech #bced I agree. Teachers won't/can't afford to give up valuable classroom time to technology that doesn't work.
MusingMaven
16:34:24
How is the gov going to increase parent involvement as this will be imperative for success. #bced
symphily
16:33:55
RT @kriceSD57: #bced haven't seen an answer to how PL co-exists with FSA, provincial exams, and data driven results. Can they exist together?
symphily
16:33:42
@georgeabbottbc @rpaterson How does Robinson's call for a "passion-driven" curriculum contrast with a "standards-driven" curriculum? #BCed
maryakem
16:33:29
In our business (libraries) @aaronmueller we need a discussion about curating learning resources #whodonnit cc: @georgeabbottbc #bced
GraemeCampbell
16:33:01
And the biggie - how can we pay teachers like we pay other professionals (engineers, doctors, lawyers, CGA) #bced
kriceSD57
16:33:01
#bced haven't seen an answer to how PL co-exists with FSA, provincial exams, and data driven results. Can they exist together?
georgeabbottbc
16:32:57
.@rlabonte - 1 step at a time, I am enjoying a good & productive discussion with the TF & all our education partners to improve system #bced
davidwees
16:32:50
What do people think of democratic and other similar "alternative" schools as options for personalized learning? #BCed
mrwejr
16:32:42
RT @aaronmueller: .@georgeabbottbc I'd really like to see some direction from the MOE on recommended digital resources (Social Media) to enable BC-wide #bced
uscedu67
16:32:37
RT @erringreg: @davidwees Inquiry projects based on Kieran Egan's Learning in Depth is happening in some schools too. Another example of PL. #BCed
stepanvdovine
16:32:32
@georgeabbottbc thanks, Minister. Gold star to PAB for highest funding ever line #bced
darcymullin
16:32:06
RT @kellienkids1: @georgeabbottbc #bced once kids have the mechanics of language can't we then personalize learning naturally. Self directed learning.
mathtech
16:32:05
#bced @pmacoun Slow internet and blocked websites are the crux of the issue. An institution is only as good as its internet width :o)
mrwejr
16:32:03
RT @erringreg: @davidwees Inquiry projects based on Kieran Egan's Learning in Depth is happening in some schools too. Another example of PL. #BCed
pmacoun
16:32:02
RT @erringreg: Inquiry projects based on Kieran Egan's Learning in Depth is happening in some schools too. Another example of PL. #BCed
davidwees
16:31:58
RT @erringreg: @davidwees Inquiry projects based on Kieran Egan's Learning in Depth is happening in some schools too. Another example of PL. #BCed
symphily
16:31:57
@MrWejr Has to begin with a renunciation of standardization, that's for sure! There is no "personal" in someone else's standards. #BCed
FionaDe
16:31:56
RT @darcymullin: For PL to be successful we must stop looking at all the barriers and look to solutions. Creative thinking and collaboration. TRUST! #bced
davidwees
16:31:53
@eclecticclass I only have anecdotal evidence. Canadian teachers are easy hires everywhere & in demand. #BCed
darcymullin
16:31:45
For PL to be successful we must stop looking at all the barriers and look to solutions. Creative thinking and collaboration. TRUST! #bced
jaimetong
16:31:41
RT @davidwees: Would you like to have a regular #BCed chat? If so, pick the time below which works best for you. http://twtpoll.com/sn3vyh
GraemeCampbell
16:31:21
.@alisonstuart21 not saying we wont teach that, but some people talk like we wont #bced
bgrice
16:31:16
RT @georgeabbottbc: .@rpaterson I am a big fan of Sir Ken Robinson & embrace his concept of multiple paths to education success at all levels incl sec #bced
mrwejr
16:31:16
RT @davidwees: Would you like to have a regular #BCed chat? If so, pick the time below which works best for you. http://twtpoll.com/sn3vyh
aaronmueller
16:31:08
.@georgeabbottbc I'd really like to see some direction from the MOE on recommended digital resources (Social Media) to enable BC-wide #bced
GraemeCampbell
16:31:05
.@alisonstuart21 I agree, but they will still have to know how to write a test worth a ton of marks, hand things in on time, etc. #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:31:03
.@rpaterson I am a big fan of Sir Ken Robinson & embrace his concept of multiple paths to education success at all levels incl sec #bced
mrwejr
16:30:44
In our K-6 school, we have only 1 standardized test... in which many parents opt out.. #bced @susanfonseca1 (moving away from stand tests?)
chrkennedy
16:30:29
RT @erringreg: @davidwees Inquiry projects based on Kieran Egan's Learning in Depth is happening in some schools too. Another example of PL. #BCed
MrDeol
16:30:27
@georgeabbottbc teacher ed? recruit the best by improving working conditions. next - immersion for one full year - mentorship model #bced
symphily
16:30:22
@georgeabbottbc @Stepanvdovine "Increases in funding every year"?! Do you think us all naive? #BCed
erringreg
16:30:19
@davidwees Inquiry projects based on Kieran Egan's Learning in Depth is happening in some schools too. Another example of PL. #BCed
alisonstuart21
16:30:16
@GraemeCampbell what is most important at uni is critical thinking, asking questions etc, not knowing all content #bced
crozitis
16:30:07
@rlabonte #bced How does one go about fixing a broken education paradigm?
miamcl
16:29:49
@georgeabbottbc @amhwrites Skills listed r critical. Lack of technology and support for high needs students a tremendous challenge.#bced
kellienkids1
16:29:49
@mrwejr #bced I work there on occasion as an SEA...self directed learning
sstasse
16:29:38
RT @davidwees: Would you like to have a regular #BCed chat? If so, pick the time below which works best for you. http://twtpoll.com/sn3vyh
symphily
16:29:20
@georgeabbottbc @davidwees How is it that government thinks itself in a position to arbitrate teacher education? Is this democracy? #BCed
GraemeCampbell
16:29:13
@georgeabbottbc @davidwees It's very much "do what I say, not what I do" #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:29:03
.@Stepanvdovine unlike many Ministries Education has had increases in funding every year over past decade despite smaller student #s #bced
GraemeCampbell
16:29:01
.@georgeabbottbc @davidwees the first thing that needs to change is how they are presented - lecture, lecture, standard project #bced
mrwejr
16:28:53
RT @trishfushtey: @georgeabbottbc What role will teacher librarians have in PL ? They're ready to go #bced
davidwees
16:28:47
Would you like to have a regular #BCed chat? If so, pick the time below which works best for you. http://twtpoll.com/sn3vyh
CBulycz
16:28:39
@georgeabbottbc from teacher preparation to university requirements and all between we need to rethink #bced
rpaterson
16:28:39
RT @georgeabbottbc: .@symphily we'd start with K-4 . Noooooo, don't leave secondary out of this again! #bced
mrwejr
16:28:26
ANybody from Thomas Haney HS here? Wern't they on to something for PL? #bced More info?
rlabonte
16:28:24
PL, like tech=catalyst to engaged learning. We are stuck in a broken educ paradigm needing reinventing. #bced
GraemeCampbell
16:28:13
RT @davidwees: @LTA1stVP The IB Middle years program has some excellent resources on project based assessment. /cc @georgeabbottbc #BCed
symphily
16:28:04
@georgeabbottbc "Every child"? Does BC's curriculum - which includes standardized assessments - accommodate "every child"? #BCed
sstasse
16:28:01
Nice to read about education across Canada ;-) #BCed
GraemeCampbell
16:27:58
.@davidwees I agree they will have to, b/ before we make any changes, we need to make sure they will - can't hurt a gr 12 class #bced
amhwrites
16:27:55
ed@georgeabbottbc How is PL introduced. Is PL introduced at certain age/grade or is it always there & then widened & deepened? #bced
stepanvdovine
16:27:48
who is responsible for pro-d decisions in PL? teachers? boards? govt? #bced
davidwees
16:27:30
@LTA1stVP The IB Middle years program has some excellent resources on project based assessment. /cc @georgeabbottbc #BCed
Cowpernicus
16:27:27
RT @pmacoun: RT @georgeabbottbc: students need strong foundation skills & creativity, ability to collaborate, work in teams, critical thinking. #bced
mrwejr
16:27:24
RT @darcymullin: @sbeleznay: RT @davidwees: How does assessment change in a personalized learning environment? <---Sound AFL strategies always work. #BCed
rpaterson
16:27:16
@georgeabbottbc: Whatever changes are made, pls make them "instead of" rather than "in addition to" what teachers are already doing. #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:27:12
.@davidwees - Great question what does everyone think? What needs to change in teacher preparation programs as we move down this road? #bced
CFSBC
16:27:12
RT @georgeabbottbc: .@kellienkids1 Yes - I believe there are excellent opportunities through Computers for Schools to expand the use of technology #bced
darcymullin
13T16:27
@sbeleznay: RT @davidwees: How does assessment change in a personalized learning environment? <---Sound AFL strategies always work. #BCed
davidwees
16:26:56
@GraemeCampbell University and colleges will have to adapt. In some sense, they already are. #BCed
symphily
16:26:56
@georgeabbottbc @amhwrites How is this new? Isn't the history of educational narratives punctuated by similar emphases? #BCed
sstasse
16:26:31
Ce soir, le #BCed de nos confrères et consoeurs de la Colombie-Britannique ;-) #ClavEd
kellienkids1
16:26:27
@georgeabbottbc #bced once kids have the mechanics of language can't we then personalize learning naturally. Self directed learning.
pmacoun
16:26:27
RT @georgeabbottbc: students need strong foundation skills & creativity, ability to collaborate, work in teams, critical thinking. #bced
BradEpp
16:26:19
There are some interesting ideas around PL in the foundations of math 12 course #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:26:14
.@symphily we'd start with K-4 to ensure that every child enjoys solid foundation skills upon which to base their subsequent studies #bced
GraemeCampbell
16:25:56
Okay, this is all well and good - but what about the universities and colleges? They will expect a certain level of prep #bced
davidwees
16:25:55
@tangomanfromqc @JuleenMcElgunn @FunInABoxCanada How do you introduce notion of PL w/o it feeling like an attack? #BCed
mrwejr
16:25:32
RT @crozitis: @mrwejr As a DL teacher we are personalizing secondary student learning all the time #BCed
davidwees
16:25:29
@tangomanfromqc @JuleenMcElgunn @FunInABoxCanada Yes. PL is a hard sell in schools. Teachers already do so much. #BCed
erinq22
16:25:24
RT @GraemeCampbell: I'm hopeful we see more of a "technology coach" position in schools rather than travelling ones across entire districts #bced
crozitis
16:25:23
@mrwejr As a DL teacher we are personalizing secondary student learning all the time #BCed
mrwejr
16:25:02
@symphily where would you start in a quest toward more PL? #bced
tangomanfromqc
16:24:43
@JuleenMcElgunn @FunInABoxCanada I'm wondering the same thing. But teacher in sec. school are not used to collaborate. #bced
pmacoun
16:24:42
RT @taraehrcke: @georgeabbottbc Project based FSAs? #bced
symphily
16:24:33
@StepanVdovine @georgeabbottbc To wit, how can we discuss PL after 6+ years of vicious funding, staffing cuts? #BCed
Cowpernicus
16:24:30
RT @UMAKADIFF: @georgeabbottbc What's the relationship between standardized testing and PL21? #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:24:30
.@amhwrites students need strong foundation skills & creativity, ability to collaborate, work in teams, critical thinking.... #bced
mrwejr
16:24:26
RT @davidwees: For me, PL also means that we can't expect each student to know exactly the same thing at the end of the year. #BCed
davidwees
16:24:25
@symphily I don't recall @georgeabbottbc indicating the performance assessments had to be standardized... Clarification? #BCed
amhwrites
16:24:25
RT @davidwees: What would need to change in our teacher preparation programs if we implement this? #BCed
taraehrcke
16:24:05
Bye,...back to the bargaining table. #bced
mrwejr
13T16:24
RT @JuleenMcElgunn: @tangomanfromqc @FunInABoxCanada #bced We do it in the primary years.. why not in secondary?
symphily
16:23:52
RT @stepanvdovine: Minister, how can we discuss PL without addressing class size/comp issues + funding concerns first? #bced
taraehrcke
16:23:40
@georgeabbottbc Project based FSAs? #bced
UMAKADIFF
16:23:36
@georgeabbottbc What's the relationship between standardized testing and PL21? #bced
pmacoun
16:23:33
RT @davidwees: What would need to change in our teacher preparation programs if we implement this? #BCed <- and ongoing teacher pro-d?
symphily
16:23:33
@georgeabbottbc @davidwees Standardized performance assessments? How empirically valid are assessments of human performance? #BCed
GraemeCampbell
16:23:32
“@georgeabbottbc: .@davidwees assessment becomes more project based, more diversified and based on performance assessments #bced” - good!
alisonstuart21
16:23:19
@BradEpp yes, I totally agree #bced.
ShannonRerie
16:23:14
RT @StepanVdovine Minister, how can we discuss PL without addressing class size/comp issues + funding concerns first? #bced
mrwejr
16:23:14
RT @georgeabbottbc: .@davidwees assessment becomes more project based, more diversified and based on performance assessments #bced
darcymullin
16:23:10
RT @davidwees: For me, PL also means that we can't expect each student to know exactly the same thing at the end of the year. #BCed
FunInABoxCanada
16:23:08
Life if interdisciplinary so too should school be.RT @tangomanfromqc: @FunInABoxCanada Agree! #bced Can we move from this model of...
mrwejr
16:23:03
RT @davidwees: We are already seeing some examples of PL in schools. Identity day, for example. #BCed
crozitis
16:23:02
#BCed with secondary students taking 8 or more classes...how will PL work?
jaimetong
16:23:02
@pmacoun i have laptops as well but seems the apps or portability are what make the difference #bced
CBulycz
16:22:54
@georgeabbottbc use of iPad in classrooms focuses on skills - good example of PL #bced
davidwees
16:22:45
What would need to change in our teacher preparation programs if we implement this? #BCed
Cowpernicus
16:22:44
RT @tangomanfromqc: @FunInABoxCanada Agree! #bced Can we move from this model of separating subject to integrating them togethe… (cont) http://deck.ly/~LrX4P
stepanvdovine
16:22:39
Minister, how can we discuss PL without addressing class size/comp issues + funding concerns first? #bced
mrwejr
16:22:22
RT @alisonstuart21: In science I think there is too much set curriculum and not enough room for individual passion and/or current events #bced
symphily
16:22:15
@georgeabbottbc @GraemeCampbell How is this accommodated for by standardized assessments? How much flexibility can we standardize? #BCed
georgeabbottbc
16:22:14
.@davidwees assessment becomes more project based, more diversified and based on performance assessments #bced
tangomanfromqc
16:22:08
RT @alisonstuart21: In science I think there is too much set curr. and not enough room for individual passion and/or current events #bced
Lorfehr
16:22:08
What structures are working in your schools for PL? #bced
davidwees
16:22:03
We are already seeing some examples of PL in schools. Identity day, for example. #BCed
GraemeCampbell
16:21:58
@ajgadd @georgeabbottbc I'd love to see yearly assessments for EVERYONE not just 1st and 2nd yr teachers - we can all benefit #bced
eclecticclass
16:21:53
#BCed - our sch creates PL plans for each stud. but it's a lot of time & our stud. load is smaller. What about bigger classrooms?
alisonstuart21
16:21:41
In science I think there is too much set curriculum and not enough room for individual passion and/or current events #bced
mrwejr
16:21:22
RT @georgeabbottbc: .@BradEpp as we move to more competency based approach, content heavy exams need to be re-thought #bced
tangomanfromqc
16:21:18
@FunInABoxCanada Agree! #bced Can we move from this model of separating subject to integrating them togethe… (cont) http://deck.ly/~LrX4P
symphily
16:21:03
@pmacoun @amhwrites Exactly! In many schools it's impossible to even watch a 6 min YouTube clip! But $18B for fighter jets? #BCed
crozitis
16:21:01
@ShannonRerie #BCed I used to have separate elluminate sessions for my different sc classes. I have more engagement when they are all in 1
mrwejr
16:20:55
@taraehrcke I think we can all personalize more ifwe had to cover less curric - we arent talking individualized learning -just more PL #bced
pmacoun
16:20:53
RT @georgeabbottbc: .@BradEpp as we move to more competency based approach, content heavy exams need to be re-thought #bced
BradEpp
16:20:51
Is there a minimum standard that all students must learn and then students & teachers are free to explore from there? #bced
davidwees
16:20:40
RT @rwarner23: Critical thinking is necessarily personal IMHO #BCed
Cowpernicus
16:20:35
#BCed 2me it hasn't been about $,time or tools just teachers (people) willing 2 explore the rapids with rigor and verve to Engage learners!
davidwees
16:20:32
RT @georgeabbottbc: .@BradEpp as we move to more competency based approach, content heavy exams need to be re-thought #bced
rpaterson
16:20:28
Not if they are teaching PE in Prep. RT @lorfehr: @georgeabbottbc teacher-librarians will play a key role in inquiry based learning #bced
GraemeCampbell
16:20:26
I'm hopeful we see more of a "technology coach" position in schools rather than travelling ones across entire districts #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:20:22
.@BradEpp as we move to more competency based approach, content heavy exams need to be re-thought #bced
davidwees
16:19:45
@mrdeol Agree. We need to include higher education folks in this discussion as well. #BCed
mrwejr
16:19:34
RT @sbeleznay: RT @davidwees: How does assessment change in a personalized learning environment? #BCed
pmacoun
16:19:32
RT @lorfehr: @georgeabbottbc teacher-librarians will play a key role in inquiry based learning #bced
TripMackay
16:19:17
Nice chat, gtg go #Bruins #BCed
crozitis
16:19:14
@pmacoun #BCed students will be tethering off their mobile devices at school if there is slow www.
taraehrcke
16:19:11
@georgeabbottbc No time to personalize for 120 students. Not possible. Need same small classes that private schools have. #bced
MrDeol
16:19:02
Post-secondaries in the loop on the move to competencies? Standardization pressures from post-sec is a challenge. #bced
ShannonRerie
16:19:01
How so...still teaching to multigrade full roomRT @crozitis #BCed Using those tools (moodle and elluminate) will make it easier for PL
Lorfehr
16:18:55
@georgeabbottbc teacher-librarians will play a key role in inquiry based learning #bced”
davidwees
16:18:54
RT @georgeabbottbc: .@GraemeCampbell Absolutely - PL is about allowing flexibility for students and teachers to explore areas of interest in-depth #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:18:45
.@GraemeCampbell Absolutely - PL is about allowing flexibility for students and teachers to explore areas of interest in-depth #bced
davidwees
16:18:42
@JuleenMcElgunn It's no problem. Resend the tweet, add #BCed to the end of it, if it fits. :)
bcerac
16:18:34
@MrWejr @LTA1stVP @georgeabbottbc #bced all teachers should play a key role in inquiry based learning.. takes a village...
BradEpp
16:18:32
How do provincial exams fit into PL? #bced
sbeleznay
16:18:30
RT @davidwees: How does assessment change in a personalized learning environment? #BCed
TripMackay
16:18:24
@amhwrites they need tech skills for life, not just PL, so we should teach em now. #BCed
RBeaudryLTA
16:18:23
@georgeabbottbc What are the literacies that will be taught and what are the roles of the teachers in implementing this technology? #bced
jaimetong
16:18:20
@davidwees All my students are sped, so it's PL for all of them: alt choices for courses now & helping them w/options for post-sec. #bced
davidwees
16:18:20
Can we also recognize that PL should be represented in our professional development as well? Teachers are learners too. #BCed
FunInABoxCanada
16:18:07
Interdisciplinary teaching lends itself well to PL and gets away from deliniating subject matter

#bced
symphily
16:17:59
@georgeabbottbc @erinq22 Internet connectivity is an "issue" in Vancouver! Not to mention the elephant in the room - BCeSIS?! #BCed
miamcl
16:17:58
@taraehrcke @georgeabbottbc Yes, time needed to personalize.Would like elementary tchrs receive at least same prep time as seconary #bced
mrwejr
16:17:52
RT @amhwrites: @pmacoun I would like to think we can be more creative & flexible w/curriculum. PL has potential to allow this. #bced
crozitis
16:17:47
@ShannonRerie #BCed Using those tools (moodle and elluminate) will make it easier for PL
pmacoun
16:17:41
RT @amhwrites: My students asked me to mention that slow internet speed & blocked sites impact our ability to fully use web at school #bced
davidwees
16:17:41
RT @mrwejr: @LTA1stVP @georgeabbottbc teacher-librarians will play a key role in inquiry based learning #bced
davidwees
16:17:34
@crozitis Some of it certainly is. Much of PL is a change in teaching practices as well. #BCed
mrwejr
16:17:23
@LTA1stVP @georgeabbottbc teacher-librarians will play a key role in inquiry based learning #bced
amhwrites
16:17:23
What skill set do students need to succeed in a personalized learning model? (literacy, computer skills, etc.) #bced
davidkom1
16:17:20
@StepanVdovine Good question. If PL is about meeting ind. needs of stud. then need small classes and comp addressed not more leg #bced
stepanvdovine
16:17:14
@kellienkids1 so current issues around class size and composition are not an obstacle to personalized learning? #bced
davidwees
16:17:12
@JuleenMcElgunn Don't forget the #BCed hashtag in your tweets. We all want to "hear" what you have to say.
crozitis
16:16:52
@davidwees I believe that the curriculum is designed for PL. Teachers just need a bit of imagination. #BCed
davidwees
16:16:34
@pmacoun Yes, broadly defined competencies like ability to collaborate, communicate, etc...? #BCed
ShannonRerie
16:16:32
How do we keep learning personalized when teaching via moodle or elluminate to rural schools? #bced
amhwrites
16:16:22
My students asked me to mention that slow internet speed & blocked sites impact our ability to fully use the web at school #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:16:19
Hi Ontario visitors - thanks for joining in! #bced
davidwees
16:16:02
@UMAKADIFF True. #BCed
eclecticclass
16:15:59
@TripMackay @erinq22 sorry did know DE - end of the day and blanking - lol #BCed
mrwejr
16:15:54
Do we cover the curric with less personalization or personalize less curricula? #bced
davidwees
16:15:52
How does assessment change in a personalized learning environment? #BCed
UMAKADIFF
16:15:51
@davidwees or at the beginning #bced
pmacoun
16:15:50
@davidwees #bced But can we should expect them to leave school with a basic set of competencies.
TripMackay
16:15:46
@eclecticclass distance Ed or distributed learning #BCed
crozitis
16:15:43
Where are the funds going to come from for the ProD that teachers are going to need for PL? #BCed
BradEpp
16:15:36
RT @davidwees: For me, PL also means that we can't expect each student to know exactly the same thing at the end of the year. #BCed
georgeabbottbc
16:15:36
.@erinq22 we recognize that for some rural and remote communities connectivity is an issue and there is a project to extend broadband #bced
eclecticclass
16:15:12
@TripMackay @erinq22 Missed that - what's DE? #BCed
jaimetong
16:15:07
@pmacoun i've been using ipad/ipod with gr 8-12 sped/ kids on spectrum for modified academics and it's been easy to integrate. #bced
miamcl
16:15:03
@georgeabbottbc Agree that technology is key. How to make this equitable across province? e.g. electrical upgrades to support #bced
symphily
16:14:53
RT @4moms1dream: families need to be included in the conversations, not just the organizations #bced
bkuhn
16:14:47
gotta run to get home in time for #canucks - sorry but have to leave the convo about PL with @georgeabbottbc on #bced
davidwees
16:14:44
For me, PL also means that we can't expect each student to know exactly the same thing at the end of the year. #BCed
chrkennedy
16:14:40
RT @UMAKADIFF: @4moms1dream agreed! If we make PL21 only about tech, we lose the thrust about personalizing and connecting with each kids strengths #bced
aaronmueller
16:14:39
.@georgeabbottbc #bced Minister, as a DL teacher, will there be adaptations (leg) to keep student loads low, to enable more personalization?
bcerac
16:14:33
@darcymullin @davidwees @symphily European texts are thinner .. address concepts not facts/details #bced
tangomanfromqc
16:14:31
RT @4moms1dream: families need to be included in the conversations, not just the organizations #bced
kellienkids1
16:14:29
@stepanvdovine I don't think so...it's the freedom to learn how you learn amongst your peers. Learning and teaching as you go #bced
mrwejr
16:14:28
@symphily baby steps.... #bced
UMAKADIFF
16:14:25
@4moms1dream agreed! If we make PL21 only about tech, we lose the thrust about personalizing and connecting with each kids strengths #bced
symphily
16:14:23
@StepanVdovine @georgeabbottbc As well, how easily can teachers employ "personalized learning" while under threat of lay-offs? #BCed
davidwees
16:14:07
RT @4moms1dream: families need to be included in the conversations, not just the organizations #bced
4moms1dream
16:14:01
families need to be included in the conversations, not just the organizations #bced
sbenwell1
16:13:58
#bced @4moms1dream Schools no longer get to tell communities what education looks like around here.
davidwees
16:13:51
Common threads so far: Are class sizes supportive of PL? Do we have the technology needed? Is our curriculum designed for PL? #BCed
crozitis
16:13:48
#BCed How does class size fit into a model where there is PL?
GraemeCampbell
16:13:34
.@davidwees @darcymullin @symphily It has, but I still think it's far too specific - look at English or second language for broad #bced
symphily
16:13:32
RT @stepanvdovine: Does personalizing learning ultimately not mean significantly reducing class size? #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:13:23
.@MiaMcL we're having a constructive conversation with BCTF and other partners & confident we can make BCs good education system great #bced
Cowpernicus
16:13:14
RT @4moms1dream: PL is much more than technology it's about treating our kids with dignity and respect and engaging the family #bced
TripMackay
16:13:11
@erinq22 DE is a great choice for kids, remote or not, many options for teachers and students #BCed
symphily
16:13:08
@georgeabbottbc @MrWejr So how is that "personalized learning"? If someone else decides what "competencies" to "focus on"? #BCed
pmacoun
16:13:05
RT @taraehrcke: @georgeabbottbc Will "competancies" be tested by FSAs? How does this allow flexibility? #bced
bcerac
16:12:59
@taraehrcke @georgeabbottbc not necessarily smaller classes.. just a different way of doing things... less f2f hours for sure... #bced
kellienkids1
16:12:57
#BCed environmental school in Sd42...is an example of personalized learning & differentiates instruction.
crozitis
16:12:46
#BCed Is DL a viable choice for local students?
bceducation
16:12:46
@georgeabbottbc What problem is being addresses by PL and 21st C Learning? #bced
ShannonRerie
16:12:40
@georgeabbottbc is the government going to address class size and comp to enable PL? #bced
CBulycz
16:12:36
@4moms1dream #bced agree engaging family is vital to success
taraehrcke
16:12:35
@georgeabbottbc Will "competancies" be tested by FSAs? How does this allow flexibility? #bced
stepanvdovine
16:12:35
Does personalizing learning ultimately not mean significantly reducing class size? #bced
Lorfehr
16:12:15
RT @georgeabbottbc: .@bkuhn PL is a focus on each student and their needs and interests ensuring that they receive the support they need to be successful #bced
GraemeCampbell
16:12:12
.@georgeabbottbc is there any hope for paring down or at least generalizing some of the more specific curricula? #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:12:07
.@davidwees it is a useful tool but not a necessary one, PL can take place w/o technology but in today's world its a vital connection #bced
Cowpernicus
16:12:01
RT @georgeabbottbc: .@MrWejr there will still be standard curricula but it will be focused on competencies not just on content for more flexibility #bced
symphily
13T16:12
@MrWejr @georgeabbottbc & standardized tests - including prov. exams? How do standardized tests constitute 'personalized learning'? #BCed
davidwees
16:11:57
@darcymullin @symphily I think so too. The BC math curriculum has seen a move toward less content & more depth, for example. #BCed
mrwejr
16:11:42
moving so fast, that I RT'd the wrong one... oops #bced
tangomanfromqc
16:11:33
RT @taraehrcke: @georgeabbottbc Teachers need time to personalize. Need smaller class sizes to make this happen. #bced
GingerPatti
16:11:30
Agreed from a 2nd ON twisitor RT @Cowpernicus: #BCed welcome George from a twisitor from Ontario to #BCed. Thanks for the invite @davidwees
mrwejr
16:11:30
RT @4moms1dream: PL is much more than technology it's about treating our kids with dignity and respect and engaging the family #bced
TripMackay
16:11:26
@davidwees technology is a useful tool that should be used each day, the world does #BCed
taraehrcke
16:11:20
@georgeabbottbc Teachers need time to personalize. Need smaller class sizes to make this happen. #bced
darcymullin
16:11:19
@davidwees @symphily when the ministry came to our district there was talk about white space in the curriculum. to me that's a start #bced
mrwejr
16:11:10
RT @erinq22: @georgeabbottbc is distance education a viable choice for remote kids?#bced
bkuhn
16:11:07
@eclecticclass prob a combo of content (core knowledge) and skill/competency #BCed
erinq22
16:11:02
@georgeabbottbc is distance education a viable choice for remote kids?#bced
4moms1dream
16:10:57
PL is much more than technology it's about treating our kids with dignity and respect and engaging the family #bced
kellienkids1
16:10:46
@davidwees #bced technology is necessary to those learners that need T as a means to show their knowledge.
mrwejr
16:10:45
RT @georgeabbottbc: .@MrWejr there will still be standard curricula but it will be focused on competencies not just on content for more flexibility #bced
symphily
16:10:39
@RBeaudryLTA @georgeabbottbc Where? In many schools in Vancouver Internet is an embarrassment. Completely unreliable. #BCed
Cowpernicus
16:10:38
RT @mrwejr: @georgeabbottbc Will there be less focus on standardized curricula with the movement to more personalized learning? #bced
eclecticclass
16:10:36
@georgeabbottbc @bkuhn If we are to have a focus on PL, shouldn't the PLO be more skill based than content based? #BCed
georgeabbottbc
16:10:29
.@MrWejr there will still be standard curricula but it will be focused on competencies not just on content for more flexibility #bced
miamcl
16:10:27
@georgeabbottbc Understand PL, curious as to the how considering composition and support challenges in our schools #bced
stepanvdovine
16:10:23
RT @mrwejr: @georgeabbottbc Will there be less focus on standardized curricula with the movement to more personalized learning? #bced
stepanvdovine
16:10:14
RT @davidwees: What is the role of technology in personalized education? Is it necessary, or is it a useful tool? #BCed
bkuhn
16:10:10
@davidwees tech is an enabler, can create possibilities that aren't possible without it - real virtual immersive learning 4 example #BCed
pmacoun
16:09:26
RT @mrwejr: @georgeabbottbc Will there be less focus on standardized curricula with movement to more personalized learning? #bced <-good ?
qpcommentary
16:09:22
RT @davidwees: RT @Cowpernicus: #BCed welcome George from a twisitor from Ontario to #BCed. Thanks for the invite @davidwees
qpcommentary
16:09:21
RT @Cowpernicus: #BCed welcome George from a twisitor from Ontario to #BCed. Thanks for the invite @davidwees
qpcommentary
16:09:21
RT @Cowpernicus: #BCed welcome George from a twisitor from Ontario to #BCed. Thanks for the invite @davidwees
davidwees
16:09:14
What is the role of technology in personalized education? Is it necessary, or is it a useful tool? #BCed
bkuhn
16:08:56
@MrWejr prob need a balance of standards and flexible - what must one know and be able to do... #bced
RBeaudryLTA
16:08:39
@georgeabbottbc We use many online presentation tools to teach students presentation literacies (Prezi, Vimeo, Slideshare, etc) #bced
davidwees
16:08:21
RT @Cowpernicus: #BCed welcome George from a twisitor from Ontario to #BCed. Thanks for the invite @davidwees
mrwejr
16:08:18
@georgeabbottbc Will there be less focus on standardized curricula with the movement to more personalized learning? #bced
davidwees
16:08:10
Agree, @symphily we need to redefine curriculum standards I think b/c current model not sufficient. /cc @georgeabbottbc @bkuhn #BCed
4theKos
16:08:08
#bced what if any are the challenges to have PL fit into with current curriculum that feed into Prov Exams
crozitis
16:08:01
#BCed What is personal learning?
kellienkids1
16:07:45
@pmacoun #BCed yes kids explain and teach new apps to each other, they are learning.
Cowpernicus
16:07:43
#BCed welcome George from a twisitor from Ontario to #BCed. Thanks for the invite @davidwees
georgeabbottbc
16:07:25
.@FunInABoxCanada check out www.cfsbc.ca for additional info on accessing technology at very reasonable prices #bced
symphily
16:07:19
@georgeabbottbc @bkuhn A focus on the student from whose position - the students'? How 'personal' is a curriculum driven by standards? #BCed
bcerac
16:07:02
@georgeabbottbc @bkuhn #bced.. what about changes to schooling and school act
davidwees
16:06:56
@bkuhn Good point. The deepest learning happens IMHO at the edges of your comfort zone. #BCed
stepanvdovine
16:06:46
Can you point areas of school act govt plans to introduce leg changes to? #bced
mrwejr
16:06:44
RT @davidwees: Let's all welcome @georgeabbott4bc to our chat today! #BCed
TripMackay
16:06:35
@FunInABoxCanada IMO there needs to be curriculum attached to tech #BCed
bkuhn
16:06:27
@georgeabbottbc thx for defn - what about pushing kids beyond comfort zone - not something they'd choose? #bced
darcymullin
16:06:26
RT @bkuhn: it would be great if @georgeabbottbc could define PL for us from gov't perspective #bced
davidwees
16:06:11
RT @bkuhn: @FunInABoxCanada edtech should be embedded not standalone #bced
davidwees
16:06:05
RT @rwarner23: To me it means customizable, flexible, adaptable. #BCed
davidwees
16:05:59
RT @georgeabbottbc: .@bkuhn PL is a focus on each student and their needs and interests ensuring that they receive the support they need to be successful #bced
kellienkids1
16:05:53
@georgeabbottbc #bced excellent! I love that kids have the opportunity to learn this way!
bkuhn
16:05:48
@FunInABoxCanada edtech should be embedded not standalone #bced
georgeabbottbc
16:05:47
.@bkuhn PL is a focus on each student and their needs and interests ensuring that they receive the support they need to be successful #bced
pmacoun
16:05:39
@kellienkids1 #bced Do you find it's easier for kids to teach each other with a touch interface?
FunInABoxCanada
16:05:26
Is there curriculum around the technology? And how do we even the playing field school to school?#bced
davidwees
16:05:23
@CBulycz Don't forget the #BCed hashtag so everyone can see your tweets.
bcerac
16:05:07
#bced Don't think we should get hung up on definitions... could go on forever.. more interested in changes in schooling and school act
rpaterson
16:05:06
@georgeabbottbc Unfortunately CFS gets older computers for distribution, not new technology. #BCed
davidwees
16:04:56
First question for all us and for @georgeabbott4bc: What does personalized education mean to you? #BCed
kellienkids1
16:04:31
@pmacoun #BCed mostly grade 4 and 5. Math games and literacy. Kids love to teach each other. Learn g at it's best
georgeabbottbc
16:04:03
.@kellienkids1 Yes - I believe there are excellent opportunities through Computers for Schools to expand the use of technology #bced
tangomanfromqc
16:03:47
Hi @georgeabbottbc! Welcome to the #bced chat !
bkuhn
16:03:36
@pmacoun @kellienkids1 and how would u def "effective" with resp to "i" device use #bced
4moms1dream
16:03:34
welcome George from @4moms1dream #bced
Cowpernicus
16:03:20
RT @bkuhn: it would be great if @georgeabbottbc could define PL for us from gov't perspective #bced
pmacoun
16:02:58
@kellienkids1 #bced I'm curious what classes and ages you think iPads and iPods are most effective in?
Cowpernicus
16:02:44
RT @davidwees: We represent a diverse range of views so try and be respectful. #BCed
davidwees
16:02:40
Let's all welcome @georgeabbott4bc to our chat today! #BCed
4moms1dream
16:02:38
too bad there are still schools that ban personal hand held devices #bced
bkuhn
16:02:20
it would be great if @georgeabbottbc could define PL for us from gov't perspective #bced
davidwees
16:02:09
Please feel free to respond to each other’s questions. Make sure to include the #BCed hashtag in your tweets.
davidwees
16:01:57
.@georgeabbottbc will not be able to respond to every tweet directed his way, but will make an effort to be part of the conversation. #BCed
kellienkids1
16:01:55
#BCed I see iPods and iPads at work in classrooms. It works! Kids are engaged and are learning. Can we expand the program?
davidwees
16:01:42
However, if you see something you disagree with, you can respectfully disagree. #BCed
davidwees
16:01:34
We represent a diverse range of views so try and be respectful. #BCed
amhwrites
16:01:19
@bcerac I think a twitter discussion can be very meaningful. Real time - back and forth building and exploring ideas. #bced
davidwees
16:00:50
Today myself, @davidwees and @MrWejr will be “moderators” for this discussion. No topic today is taboo, but please be polite. #BCed
davidwees
16:00:38
Welcome all to the #BCed chat. Today’s discussion is about technology and personalized education with @georgeabbottbc.